Chana Dal Recipe

Chana Dal Recipe
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Chana Dal is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Chane Ki Daal by following this easy recipe.
Chana Dal Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 8.9 / 10 (28 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 2 cups Chana Dal
  • 4 cups Water
  • 1/2 tsp Chilly Powder
  • Turmeric Powder
  • 10-12 Garlic flakes (minced)
  • 2 Onions (chopped)
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 6-7 tsp Ghee
  • Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Green Chilly (chopped)
  • Coriander Leaves
  • Salt to taste
How to make Chana Dal:
  • Wash Chana dal properly with water. Transfer it in a pressure cooker.
  • Add 3-1/2 bowl water, salt, a pinch chilly powder and turmeric powder.
  • After 4th whistle, remove and do not release the pressure.
  • Heat ghee in a frying pan and add chopped onions and garlic. Fry until onions turn light brown.
  • Add cumin and crushed tomatoes. Cook again till tomatoes are well done.
  • Now add chilly powder, green chilly and turmeric. Mix well.
  • Transfer this masala into cooker and add little water. Water should be boiled.
  • Remove the cooker after one whistle and add Garam masala and coriander leaves.
  • Chana dal is ready.

Reviews and Ratings:
Hema posted 18/10/2012
I have tried this reciepe which really came out well :)

Hema :)
satish v.achpaliya posted 14/09/2010
thanks for the recipe. But i would like to ask you that on visarjan day of ganpati , i would like to make 5kg of chana dal , so pls help me for the recipe & its ingredients.